Russell Dewey's Journal p.4

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p.4

Subject

Invasion of Quebec

Description

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred between January and May of 1776.

17th. We left Lake Champlain 9 miles.
19th Left St. John and marched to Montreal 27 miles.
20. Lay by in Montreal.
21st. Viewed arms at night; 3 or 4 of us went to Col. Presson’s quarters.
Thursday 22d. I felt had very bad cold and was very poorly.
23rd and 24: Nothing remarkable happened. Amen.
Sunday 25th. I went to the French Church and see them carry on and heard the organ.
26th. 2 companies marched into Montreal and one marched for Quebec.
27th. A Post arrived at Montreal and brot. News that our troops had burnt and took Boston.
28th. We settled all our affairs in the mess and used the pot together.
29th. Nothing remarkable happened except 2 bottles of wine which was handed round among us considerable; ditto. Amen!

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the Siege of Quebec concerning traveling and news.

Creator

Adj. Russell Dewey

Source

Westfield Athenaeum Archives

Publisher

Westfield Athenaeum

Date

1776

Contributor

Westfield Athenaeum
6 Elm St
Westfield, MA 01085
413.562.0716

Is Part Of

Russell Dewey's Journal - Invasion of Quebec and Siege there

Format

Original File Size: 6 x 5 in.
JPEG: 5 MB
300 DPI

Language

Eng

Type

Text

Identifier

A.S. 1.7, “Dewey, Russell – Journal – 1776 – January 30 – April 30 – Invasion of Quebec & Siege”

Files

Collection

Citation

Adj. Russell Dewey, “Russell Dewey's Journal p.4,” Edwin Online, accessed November 22, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/108.

License

Creative Commons License

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